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October 2, 2015

Can I weave in more serious socio-economic political themes in my YA novels and still entertain?

I met +Emily Mah Tippetts  first when she reviewed The Many Lives of Ruby Iyer and later when she came to London.  Like many of us of Asian origin, Emily has a ‘first life’ as a qualified lawyer. Originally from New Mexico, she has a Bachelors in philosophy, politics, and economics […]
September 8, 2015

On music to write to, afterhoursDJs & self-control

Been meaning to write this post for a while. About music and writing. I can only write with earphones stuck in my ears, music playing over it to drown out all the background noise in my head. It helps me focus. These days it also means applying self-control app to […]
August 29, 2015

Water races down

It’s been 40 days, 10 hours … uh 13 seconds since my last post. I haven’t blogged because I was trying to get stuff right in my head, and because when the sun shines outside in London, I feel duty bound to be out and about soaking it up. Also […]
July 17, 2015

An incident

Run along then in your little box.The one you created.And set about lining with velvet on the inside. Iron on the outside.That deep, un-penetrable wall. And a raindrop gets in.Eases in.Teases itself in.Worms itself into your ear.Lodges in your brain.Grows till it fills your every waking hour.And screams at night.So […]
July 8, 2015

“ the detective is searching and searching and searching, and the culprit is him. ”

So by now you must have seen True Detective, season 1 and the episodes of season 2 out already. Today I read a piece about it’s writer & creator – Nic Pizzolatto. I read it all in one go, this long article. And at the end of it all I […]